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What part of the saffron plant is used?
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Consequently, which part of saffron is used?
The dried stigmas (thread-like parts of the flower) are used to make saffron spice. It can take 75,000 saffron blossoms to produce a single pound of saffron spice. Saffron is largely cultivated and harvested by hand.
Secondly, where is saffron mostly grown? Iran
In this way, what country uses the most saffron?
Which part of a plant is saffron obtained from?
Saffron is obtained by hand picking the yellow stigma and style ( the female reproductive part) of plant Crocus sativus that normally grows in the Sub Himalayan region. Thousands of plants are needed to collect one gram of saffron.